British and European Art: Part 1

British and European Art: Part 1

Sale Overview

Christie’s British and European Art: Part I auction in London features a tightly curated selection of exceptional works representing more than a century of the dynamism of the 19th century in Britain and the heart of Europe. 

The sale is led by John William Waterhouse’s stunning Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May. Other Pre-Raphaelite highlights include works by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Sir Edward Burne-Jones. The auction features beautiful Belle Époque works by Jéan Beraud and Alfred Stevens which shine alongside works from Jean-Baptiste-Camille-Corot, Jean-François Millet, Théodore Gericault and an incredible depiction of the Château de Chillon by Gustave Courbet The sale also features Symbolist drawings from the collection of Hartmuth Jung including works by Carlos Schwabe, Edward Robert Hughes and Frederick Sandys.

There is a strong group of British Impressionist pictures by leading artists such as Dame Laura Knight, Henry Herbert La Thangue, Walter Langley and Sir Alfred Munnings.

Explore the auction in person at our King Street galleries from 2-13 December.


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